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Intensive Spanish course in January

Curso intensivo de español


All levels and sub-levels from A1 to C1 are offered, provided there are enough students enrolled in the level. Interested students who have previous knowledge of the language, please take the online placement test to determine which course you can join.


Duration: 40 hours (exam included)

Course modality: Face-to-face

Location: Getafe campus

ECTS credits: 4*

The home University will be the institution which decides to grant credits.


Course dates: 

From January 10 to 23, 2024


From Monday to Friday, 15:00 h - 19:30 h (30' break)

This is the course

The intensive face-to-face courses offered by the Centro de Idiomas have a communicative focus and work on all of the language competences, oral as well as written.

All the teaching hours given by a teacher ensure interaction with the teacher and with classmates.

All of the autonomous activities are always carried out under the guidance of the teacher, who provides correction and continuous feedback to help the student progress in their language acquisition. 

Fees and discounts


  • Students and UC3M community: 275€
  • Outside the UC3M: 325€


5% discount for students enrolled in the previous semester courses.


Registration period: From November 2 to December 10, 2023

  • Fill in the REGISTRATION FORM.
  • If you have previous knowlegde of the language, take the placement test to determine which course you can take. The link to the placement test will be available when submitting the form.
  • If you have not studied Spanish before and have no knowledge of the language, you will be assigned level A1.1 (absolute beginner level).
  • All registrants will receive an email from the Language Centre after completing the registration.
  • Objectives
    • Engage in comprehensive work in all communicative competences, oral as well as written.
    • Acquire the tools necessary to improve oral fluency appropriate to the level.
    • Improve and broaden the student’s lexical range.
    • Work towards attaining grammatical accuracy.
  • Assessment
    • Grade for participation and progress in class: 30%
    • Grade for homework, assignments and autonomous work: 30%
    • Final exam grade: 40%

    The exam will assess all the communicative elements of the language with a maximum of 10 points possible:

    • Written expression and interaction(2 points)
    • comprehension (2 points)
    • Listening and audiovisual comprehension (2 points)
    • Oral expression and interaction (2 points)
    • Grammar and vocabulary (2 points)

    In order to pass the course, the student must receive a grade of 5 in each of the three parts: participation and progress, homework, and exam.

  • Attendance


    A student may only be absent for up to 20% of the course (8 hours) for any reason.

    A student who fails to meet the attendance requirement for any reason will be allowed to take the final examination but will not receive credit.

  • Cancellations

    Please read our cancellation conditions carefully

    Cancellation and refund policy